When the overworked and stressed-out White House presidential shrink runs away, the CEA and the FBR scramble to retrieve him before he could be abducted by various competing foreign intelligence services.
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In this, the first Matt Helm movie, we see Matt Helm coaxed out of semi-retirement by an attractive ex-partner. It seems that the evil Big O organization has a nefarious plan called "... See full summary »
Oil company executive Wendell Runsler gets abducted by a liberation army group from the Middle East. Shrewd, handsome, and dashing private eye Derek Flint is hired to find Runsler. Flint ... See full summary »
The count has stolen enough gold to cause a financial crisis in the world markets so I.C.E. sends in ace spy Matt Helm to stop him. As Matt works alone, the British send in Freya to aid ... See full summary »
Flint is again called out of retirement when his old boss finds that he seems to have missed three minutes while golfing with the president. Flint finds that the president has been replaced by an actor (Flint's line [with a wistful look] is "An Actor as President?") Flint finds that a group of women have banded together to take over the world through subliminal brainwashing in beauty salons they own. Written by
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In the final scenes with General Carter and Derek Flint in the space capsule, their helmet visors are down and locked until they reach orbit, then they both rotate their clear visors upward to where they can breathe cabin air. Then during the fight, both mens' visors mysteriously work their way back down and latched, just before Flint opens the air lock and leaves the capsule. See more »
Our Man Flint is possibly the greatest film ever made. But amazingly, In Like Flint is even better. That would make it "The Really Greatest Film Ever Made" ... "The Super-Greatest Film Ever Made"! ZOWIE!
Most sequels don't come close to the wonderfulness of the original productions, but "In Like Flint" does.
It's sense of fun, spoof and action equals the original as super secret agent Derek Flint fights yet super-duper evil organization, this one run by America's richest and most powerful women, including the knockout blond Jean Hale; and veteran actress Anna Lee, who was John Wayne's squeeze in "Flying Tigers" in 1942.
But James Coburn is the main reason. Without his subtle over-the-top Coburn Cool, there would be no Derk Flint and therefore, no Flint series.
And as before Lee J. Cobb is marvelous as Lloyd Cramden, head of our super-duper secret spy agency, Z.O.W.I.E.
Jerry Goldsmith returns to handle the spyalicious score, chock full of hip tunes like "Your Z.O.W.I.E Face."
Coburn is great and the two Flint films are just so darned fun! How can anyone not have a great time with either "Our Man Flint' or "In Like Flint"?
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